Volkswagen brand sales rose 0.7 percent in August to 32,255 as continued growth in the brand's lineup of crossovers offset major declines in its sedan and hatchback lineup. Audi extended its industry-best sales streak to 106 months, with deliveries rising 5.5 percent to 20,907 vehicles on strength from its A4 sedan and Q5 crossover.
Brands: VW up 0.7%, Audi up 5.5%.
Notable nameplates: Audi Q5 up 43%, Audi A4 up 22%, Audi Q7 up 16%, VW Passat down 32%, VW Golf family down 40%, VW Jetta down 15%, VW Atlas up 44%, VW Tiguan up 189%.
Incentives (including Porsche): $3,750 per vehicle, up 0.2% from a year earlier, according to ALG.
Average transaction price (including Porsche): $35,213, up 1.3% from a year earlier, ALG says.
Did you know? Through August, sales of Volkswagen brand crossovers topped 100,000 units in the U.S., the first time the German brand has ever topped that mark for crossover sales in a year.